Intentional Instructional Practices

MDE Contacts:
Brandy Archer -
Jill Griffin -


Standards Diagram

Standards - Curriculum with higher cognitive demand (increased rigor) and Career and College Ready characteristics.

Instruction - Teaching that is engaging, culturally responsive, and provides for experiential learning.

For further information on each element, click the icons below:

Quality QuestioningFlexible Grouping


Depth of KnowledgeAcademic Vocab

Related Links:
Michigan's Early Literacy and Mathematics Initiative